Wednesday, December 19, 2018

What is crop production?

Humans use crops in various ways. We use them for consumption, as fodder plants for livestock consumption, fiber plants for ropes and textiles, oil crops for consumption or industrial purposes and ornamental plants for the landscape garden. Also secondary crops are used for various personal and industrial purposes. Crop production includes grains, cotton, tobacco, fruits, vegetables, nuts and plants. Crop production includes all the feed sources that are required to maintain the dairy herd. It also includes the resources inputs used to produce the crops. This page contains latest news and innovations in crop breeding, crop production and crop management.

Pesticide-spraying drones keep farmers safe from health hazards

Students from the University of Agricultural Sciences develop a drone to help farmers keep safe from health hazards of fertilizers and pesticides. Moreover, it aims to...

Certified seeds: Part of Ghana’s initiative to improve agriculture sector

The Agriculture Technology Transfer Project (ATTP) of Ghana allows farmers to receive certified seeds to improve crop yields and income from farming. Through this project,...

Things To Know About Cosmic Farming

The government of Goa, a state in western India, has advised their farmers to adopt cosmic farming to improve the quality and quantity of...

Look: Company utilizes CRISPR gene-editing tool to produce cover crop

CoverCress, a plant-breeding company that utilizes CRISPR gene-editing tool, raised an investment of $2 million with Bayer Growth Ventures and BioGenerator to launch its...

Read: Solution on pests and crops diseases

The 2018 Collegiate Inventors Competition held in Virginia paves way for the product CropDoc to receive a bronze recognition for its competitive product. The said...

Plant-based pest control product prevents crop diseases

Terramera, a Vancouver-based technology company that focuses on clean food, announces the approval of the US Environmental Protection Agency for its product on pest...

Yield potential maps to predict future earnings – why they don’t...

Yield potential maps - why they don't work Yield cards have been known in agricultural practice for over 25 years. The measurement of sub-segment specific yields...

Israel’s irrigation system offers assistance to Ghana’s cocoa sector

The trickle irrigation, a type of drip irrigation system in Israel, is set to assist Ghana's cocoa sector. For this purpose, the Israel government held an...

Benefits of seed saving technology, innovation to growers

Seed saving is one of the things that benefit growers. Therefore, seed companies incorporate the latest technologies and innovation to make it more profitable. Below...
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